Emami to augment high-end packaging paper capacity

.......Photo: Emami Group Director Aditya Agarwal TODAY:- Balasore, Nov - Emami Paper Mills, which recently diversified into high-end packaging paper, will invest Rs.1,000 crore in three years to double its production capacity of 1.32 lakh tonnes per annum in the segment. The company earlier this year set up a new state-of-the-art paper packaging...

Mobile app recreates Kolkata’s history in real-time

Today:- Kolkata, Nov - Heritage enthusiasts and tourists can now travel back in time to experience the grandeur of 19th century Kolkata through a unique mobile app that offers a glimpse of the city during the British Raj by a mere pointing of a smartphone at a monument. Christened 'Timescape: Kolkata', the app incorporates more than 100 geographical points (such...

Tips to revamp your abode

Today:- New Delhi, Nov - Give second life to your home accessories to beautify your house, says an expert. Swati Gupta, interior designer, Stitchwood.com, shares how to revive your old furniture and accessories give a fresh look to your home without spending a fortune: * Add some character to your old and dull furniture by painting them with bright colours or...

At Facebook, new dads to get four-month paternity leave

Today:- New York, Nov - When soon-to-be-dad Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg decided to go on two-months' paternity leave before his daughter is due, the corporate world took notice. Now the four-month paid paternal leave policy for US employees has been extended to all full-time Facebook employees, regardless of gender or location. Announcing this via a Facebook post, Lori Matloff Goler,...

Ways to bring best out of you during meetings in public

Today:- New Delhi, Nov - Since time immemorial, we have been told to sit, walk and eat in a particular way to give out a strong impression to others, but there are certain myths that need to be broken. It's alright to extend a handshake to a lady or eating pizza with your hand during meeting people in public, says...

Kate Winslet finds showbiz events ‘exciting’

Today:- Los Angeles, Nov - Actress Kate Winslet enjoys attending showbiz events because they provide her with a rare opportunity to dress glamorously and be pampered. She finds it "exciting". "It's nice to feel pulled together in the moments when I need to be, like on a red carpet and I really enjoy those moments because I don't sit at...

Kim plans ‘makeover’ after delivering baby

Today:- Los Angeles, Nov - Reality star Kim Kardashian is reportedly planning a full makeover using plastic surgery after welcoming her second child, who is due in December. "Kim is going to do a massive plastic surgery makeover after she gives birth this baby," a source told radaronline.com. "Kim has been discussing the surgeries she wants to get done and talking...

Adolescent deaths from AIDS tripled since 2000: Unicef

Today:- New York, Nov - The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, most of the patients having acquired the disease when they were infants, according to new data released on Friday by Unicef. AIDS is the number one cause of death among adolescents in Africa and the second leading cause of death among...

Using Western BP guidelines may up stroke risk in Asian patients

Today:- London, Nov - European and North American blood pressure guidelines, issued last year, may actually increase the stroke risk if adapted for Asian patients, particularly the elderly, experts have warned. High blood pressure is a key risk factor for stroke, but the link between the two is much stronger in Asians than it is in Europeans or North Americans,...

How jogging helps you stay sharp

Today:- London, Nov - Exercise can enhance the development of new brain cells that play an important role in learning and memory of adults, new research has found. The process of developing new brain cells in the adult brain is called adult neurogenesis, the scientists explained. The researchers found that mice that spent time running on wheels not only developed twice...